Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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Pulpy Kidney alert - Flinders Ranges

Livestock producers in the Hawker/Cradock and Flinders Ranges region are being advised that pulpy kidney (enterotaxaemia) may be contributing to recent livestock deaths in the area and they should vaccinate as soon as possible.Read the full media rel…

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News - SARDI

New app to measure water stress of grapevines

24 January 2017

A new smartphone app that helps grape growers measure the water status of their vines is being trialled across Australia.

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Grains research jobs boost for South Australia

1 December 2016

A recruitment drive is underway for new regional agronomists to bolster grains research as part of a major commitment by the State Government and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

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Saltbush eggs - the next tasty hit?

1 November 2016

Free range saltbush eggs could be the next niche product to hit local menus.

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Research program pioneers a deeper understanding of the Great Australian Bight

24 October 2016

More than 60 new species have been discovered in the Great Australian Bight as part of one of the largest whole-of-ecosystem studies undertaken in Australian waters.

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Grains research champion retires from SARDI

7 October 2016

A senior cereal research scientist who has been a shining light for the South Australian grain industry over the last four decades has retired from the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI).

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Chickpea growers advised to spray crops to prevent ascochyta blight

19 August 2016

South Australian chickpea growers are being urged to apply preventative fungicide sprays in chickpea crops following a severe outbreak of ascochyta blight.

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SA joins Animal Welfare Science Centre

5 July 2016

South Australia has reinforced its position as a national leader in animal welfare scienceresearch after joining the Animal Welfare Science Centre (AWSC).

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Food loss and farm waste - a regional opportunity

26 May 2016

A study into how to turn food loss and industry waste into an economic opportunity is being undertaken in the Riverland, Murraylands and Murray Mallee.

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Science bursary to support Snapper research

13 May 2016

University of Adelaide student Jasmin Martino has been awarded the 2016 SARDI Science Bursary for Women to help support research in South Australia's Snapper industry.

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Adelaide nets premier international fisheries conference

20 April 2016

Adelaide has won the right to host the World Fisheries Congress (WFC) in 2020, after the Australian and South Australian governments successfully led a joint Australia–New Zealand bid to bring the premier international fisheries conference to t…

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